Whether clients want to manage risk, align investments to their values, or pursue more sustainable performance, we rigorously assess environmental, social and governance issues to inform better decision making.
ESG Issues Matter to Investors
Today, issues like climate change, information security and gender diversity are playing a growing role in company success.
UN PRI 2020 Leaders’ Group
Proud to be among the 20 asset managers named to the 2020 Leaders' Group for climate reporting
The COVID-19 pandemic is having devastating effects on almost all areas of our lives, both professional and private. It shows us how vulnerable we are as individuals and as a society. It also highlights how globally interconnected we are, especially in terms of commerce and trade.
We launched our first ESG mandate in 1985 and were pioneers in low-carbon investing. Today, with a presence in Boston, London, Krakow, Bangalore and Tokyo, our dedicated ESG team brings expertise in ESG research, investment strategy, asset stewardship and data analytics to every investment challenge.
Financial Times Future of Asset Management Summit
Our CEO, Cyrus Taraporevala discusses the importance of ESG in the future of asset management.
In Active Quantitative Equity, we view ESG as an alternative, non-traditional quality signal capturing difficult-to-measure corporate characteristics, which are diversifying compared with traditional measures of financial quality. We have recently upgraded our ESG signal to embrace the benefits and scale of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board’s reporting framework and State Street Global Advisors’ leading-edge ESG data infrastructure.
The returns on a portfolio of securities which exclude companies that do not meet the portfolio's specified ESG criteria may trail the returns on a portfolio of securities which include such companies. A portfolio's ESG criteria may result in the portfolio investing in industry sectors or securities which underperform the market as a whole.
You should obtain and read a Key Investor Information Document and Prospectus relating to the SSGA Cash funds prior to investing. Further information, including the annual and semi-annual reports and the Key Investor Information Document and Prospectus describing the characteristics, charges, expenses and risks involved in your investments are available for residents of countries where SSGA cash funds are authorized for sale, at www.ssga.com/cash and from your local SSGA office or by calling +44 (0)20 3395 2333.
Investing involves risk including the risk of loss of principal. It is possible to lose money by investing in the funds.
Before investing, carefully consider a fund's investment objectives, risks, charges and expenses. Click the link to obtain a prospectus which contains this and other information, or by calling +44 (0)20 3395 2333, please read it carefully before investing.